Euripides: Alcestis

Paperback | September 23, 1999

byA.M. EuripidesEditorA. M. Dale

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First published in 1954 in OUP's series of commentaries on Euripides' plays, this book remains the only comprehensive edition in English. It provides an introduction and commentary (including metrical analysis) to this intriguing 'pro-satyr' play, based on a Thessalian legend. Classic Commentaries on Latin and Greek Texts: this series reissues in paperback key editions of Latin and Greek authors otherwise unavailable to scholars and students. Also available: Euripides, Cyclops, R. Seaford Euripides, Helen, A.M. Dale Euripides, Ion, A.S. Owen Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris, M. Platnauer Euripides, Troades, K.H. Lee

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First published in 1954 in OUP's series of commentaries on Euripides' plays, this book remains the only comprehensive edition in English. It provides an introduction and commentary (including metrical analysis) to this intriguing 'pro-satyr' play, based on a Thessalian legend. Classic Commentaries on Latin and Greek Texts: this seri...

A.M. Dale was Reader in Classics in Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. He edited Euripides' Alcestis and Helen, both published by Bloomsbury in the Classical Commentaries on Latin and Greek Texts series.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.32 × 4.92 × 0.43 inPublished:September 23, 1999Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1853995975

ISBN - 13:9781853995972

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Table of Contents

Preface Introduction I. The Tetralogy II. The Legend i. The Alcestis of Phrynichus ii. Euripides' Modification of the Legend III. The Alcestis as a Pro-satyric Play IV. The Characters and the Action V. The Text i. The Manuscripts ii. The Scholia iii. The Testimonia VI. Testimonia VII. The Hypotheses Text Commentary